Archive for the ‘transit’ Category

Recently WalkScore, which is part of Redfin real estate group, upped its score of walkability in Sunnyside, boosting its rank to 76th most walkable neighborhood in the city (out of 110). Read more here on Hoodline. See full ranking list here (page down).

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Screenshot from Hoodline article.

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Motivate, the company implementing Ford GoBike bike share expansion in San Francisco released a new map of the next phase of expansion. View map here.

 

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The most recent meeting of the Balboa Reservoir Community Advisory Committee was held on July 9, 2018. The subject was Transportation. The PDF of the slide presentation given by the developer AvalonBay/BRIDGE is available here. Below are a few slides from it. The next meeting of the BRCAC has not been scheduled yet, but tentatively planned as a “Community Park Day” in September.

 

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The next meeting of the Balboa Reservoir Community Advisory Committee (BRCAC) is Monday July 9th, 6-8pm (Multi-Use Building, CCSF, 50 Phelan Ave). This meeting is open to all and includes time for public comment. All local residents are welcome. More about the project here.

The subject is “On- and Off-site Transportation“. Also on the agenda: the BRCAC will elect a new chair and vice-chair at this meeting.

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Slide from AvalonBay/BRIDGE Apr 9 presentation of Base Plan for Balboa Reservoir development. Full PDF of presentation available here. 

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From SFMTA: Twin Peaks Tunnel will close next week for two months. Information and links for everything you need to know.

As you may already be aware, construction on the Twin Peaks Tunnel is expected to start on June 25 with a continuous closure of the tunnel for approximately two months.  Work will be 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. During the closure:

  • Forest Hill and West Portal stations will be closed,
  • The K Ingleside will travel on a shortened route
  • Bus service will run for the L Taraval and M Ocean View lines.
  • Nx buses will not operate during the closure, but additional N Judah trains will be in service.

See below for map of changes.

With 100 years of service under its belt, Twin Peaks Tunnel needs extensive work to its interior to continue to operate safety and reliably for years to come. This vital part of our transit rail system connects Castro Station to West Portal Station and serves over 80,000 K Ingleside, L Taraval and M Ocean View customers every day.

The tunnel’s infrastructure, including the tracks, walls and drainage systems, must be maintained in a timely manner to keep up with the demands of the Muni system. Twin Peaks Tunnel is currently under a speed restriction, which slows down trains as they travel through. Replacing the tracks will lift the tunnel’s speed restriction and keep trains running reliably through the system. Seismic reinforcements will better protect the tunnel’s overall structure and stability.

To help Muni customers get around during the closure, a video with map animations highlighting temporary stops, transfer points and alternative routes can be found online. In addition, a comprehensive rider guide in English, Chinese, Spanish and Filipino is available to view or print on our website.  (more…)

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The developer team for the Balboa Reservoir housing project are holding a series of community engagement events. Previously the walk to the Balboa Park Station was addressed. On Next is a tour of affordable housing already built by BRIDGE Housing–so participants can see what it is like, in anticipation of what will be built at the Balboa Reservoir site.

Join the Balboa Reservoir Community Tour of SF affordable housing

The Balboa Reservoir development team invites you to take a free, guided tour of the BRIDGE Housing and Mission Housing portfolios! Get a first-hand view of the role BRIDGE Housing and Mission Housing Development Corporation play in building, preserving and managing the affordable housing stock of San Francisco.

Saturday June 9, 2018. 1:00-4:00 PM. 

Registation is necessary. Pre-registration required; limited seats available. Click to learn more, and to register

Community_tour_BRP_2018_06_09.jpgThe free tour visits several BRIDGE Housing and Mission Housing properties located throughout San Francisco. The tour will also drive by the sites of future BRIDGE Housing and Mission Housing developments.

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The developer team for the Balboa Reservoir housing project is holding a series of community engagement events. Previously the walk to the Balboa Park Station was addressed. On June 9th there is a tour of affordable housing already in place–so participants can see what it is like, in anticipation of what will be built at the Balboa Reservoir site.

Join the Balboa Reservoir Community Tour of SF affordable housing

The Balboa Reservoir development team invites you to take a free, guided tour of the BRIDGE Housing and Mission Housing portfolios! Get a first-hand view of the role BRIDGE Housing and Mission Housing Development Corporation play in building, preserving and managing the affordable housing stock of San Francisco.

Saturday June 9, 2018. 1:00-4:00 PM. 

Pre-registration required; limited seats available. Click to learn more, and to register

Community_tour_BRP_2018_06_09.jpgThe free tour visits several BRIDGE Housing and Mission Housing properties located throughout San Francisco. The tour will also drive by the sites of future BRIDGE Housing and Mission Housing developments.

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